Latest Surf lifesaving Stories
By Pat Kelly, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Aug. 5--PANAMA CITY BEACH You could hear the frustration creeping into the voice of Maj. Dave Humphreys with the Panama City Beach Police Department.
By Elizabeth Campbell, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 1--The number of cases of Cryptosporidium at Burger's Lake has grown to 67, the Tarrant County Public Health department said Thursday.
By Matthew Spolar, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 1--HARRISBURG -- The drowning of a teenager living in Warminster has revived debate over a decision earlier this year to eliminate lifeguards at virtually all state park beaches.
By Elizabeth Campbell, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 31--The number of cases of Cryptosporidium at Burger's Lake has grown to 67, the Tarrant County Public Health department said Thursday.
There's nothing like a refreshing dip in the Mediterranean on a sweltering summer's day. Yet the sea can be treacherous, as it was this past weekend. The surf was up, and so were warning flags atop lifeguard huts.
Rescuers suspended their search Sunday for a 10-year-old girl in the water off Coney Island, one of three swimmers still missing from powerful ocean currents at New York City and Long Island beaches over the weekend.
By Kecia Bal, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jul. 28--TRENT -- As a young girl, Dixie Kelly of Rockwood would head out to the beach area at Laurel Hill State Park with her mother and sister.
By Sophia Chang, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 28--Long Beach city officials are meeting today to work on improving swimmer safety following a spate of riptide-related drownings, they said yesterday. City manager Charles Theofan said the focus will be on educating swimmers on rip currents.
By Maria Armental Paul Davis; Lisa Vernon-Sparks Heavy surf brings several days of dangerous currents, and two popular beaches closed yesterday because of potential water contamination.
By James Carlson By James Carlson THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The state's health department tested water at the Lake Shawnee beach on Thursday as a second employee walked out amid the controversy over lifeguards being asked to retrieve human waste from the swimming area -- and not speak to the media about it.
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